event / Jeddah

"Journey of the Line" Group Exhibition

30 July 2012 — 30 August 2012
10:00pm - 01:00am
Athr Gallery, ,


This marks the first group calligraphy exhibition at Athr Gallery.  This exhibition will explore the dimensions of Arabic Calligraphy today by displaying a broad spectrum of ‘contemporary Arabic calligraphic art’, including traditionalist work, work from the school of Hurufiyya as well as works that explore new typefaces. Participating artists include Hassan Massoudy, Mouneer Al-Sha'raani, Dr. Hilal Kazan, Dr. Nassar Mansour, Samir Sayegh, Hajji Noordeen, Farah Behbehani and Nja Mehdaoui. Artwork: Dr. Nassar Mansour, Kun, 2011, Handmade ink and gold leaf on paper, 101x53 cm